Scholarship details

Funding Body:

University of Sydney


PhD Scholarship in Personalised Medicine in the Treatment of Cancer

Research Areas:

Health Sciences


Postgraduate Research


A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a first class honours degree (or H1 equivalent  result e.g., MPhil) in an interdisciplinary field, such as biochemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical science or biomedical science, to undertake research studies leading to a PhD in Pharmacy.


Applicants should have experience in hands-on laboratory work using analytical methods such as chromatography (HPLC or LCMS), tissue culture or in vitro drug metabolism and the ability to use data analysis software such as MATLAB, SPSS or similar would be an added benefit. We seek a candidate who is independent and self-motivated, yet still able to work as part of a team. The candidate should be able to demonstrate very strong interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens.

Amount awarded:

The scholarship shall be valued at the same rate as the Australian Postgraduate Award ($25,849 per annum in 2015), indexed annually, up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Application guide:

Applications should be emailed directly to  and should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of an academic transcript, and the names and contact details of at least two referees.

Closing date:

15 January 2015